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There are 8 ways to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Prahran by bus, train, tram, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

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Recommended option

Bus, train  •  50m

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St SkyBus
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Hawksburn Cranbourne / ...

$16

Cheapest option

Line 59 tram, line 6 tram  •  1h 43m

  1. Take the line 59 tram from 59-Airport West/Matthews Ave to 5-Melbourne Central Station/Elizabeth St 59
  2. Take the line 6 tram from 7-RMIT University/Swanston St to 33-The Avenue/High St 6

$9

6 alternative options

Bus, line 219 bus  •  1h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport to North Brighton Station Peninsula Express
  2. Take the line 219 bus from North Brighton Station/Bay St to High St/Williams Rd 219

$16

Taxi  •  24m

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Prahran 18.5 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  24m

  1. Drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Prahran 18.5 miles

$2 - $4

Towncar  •  24m

  1. Take a town car from Melbourne Airport to Prahran 18.5 miles

$85 - $120

Shuttle  •  24m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Melbourne Airport to Prahran

$11 - $85

Uber  •  24m

  1. Take an Uber from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Prahran 18.5 miles

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Prahran is to drive which costs $3 - $6 and takes 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Prahran is to taxi which costs $60 - $75 and takes 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Prahran. However, there are services departing from Melbourne Airport and arriving at High St/Williams Rd via North Brighton Station/Bay St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 28m.

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The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Prahran is 24 km. The road distance is 29.6 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Prahran without a car is to bus and train which takes 50m and costs $23.

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It takes approximately 50m to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Prahran, including transfers.

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Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Prahran bus services, operated by Skybus, depart from Melbourne Airport station.

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Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Prahran bus services, operated by Metropolitan buses, arrive at High St/Williams Rd station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Prahran is 30 km. It takes approximately 24m to drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Prahran.

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There are 2162+ hotels available in Prahran. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Prahran.
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  • Distance: 15.2 miles
  • Duration: 50m

What companies run services between Melbourne Airport (MEL), Australia and Prahran, VIC, Australia?

You can take a bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Prahran via North Brighton Station/Bay St in around 1h 28m.

Train operators
Metro
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Hawksburn
Ave. Duration
14m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Metro
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Yarra Trams
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
yarratrams.com.au
Tram from 59-Airport West/Matthews Ave to 5-Melbourne Central Station/Elizabeth St
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Yarra Trams
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Tram from 7-RMIT University/Swanston St to 33-The Avenue/High St
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Yarra Trams
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Bus operators
Skybus
Phone
+61 3 9335 2811
Email
info@skybus.com.au
Website
skybus.com.au
Bus from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Website
Skybus
Bus from Melbourne Airport to North Brighton Station
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13
Website
Skybus
Metropolitan buses
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from North Brighton Station/Bay St to High St/Williams Rd
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Website
Metropolitan buses
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Other operators
Uber Melbourne
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Prahran
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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uber.com
Assist
$30 - $45
UberX
$30 - $45
Select
$45 - $60
UberXL
$45 - $60
Black
$70 - $90
Taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Prahran
Ave. Duration
24m
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au
Jayride
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Melbourne Airport to Prahran
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Shuttle from Melbourne Airport to Prahran
Estimated price
$11 - $85

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